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Unable to find sleep option on a PC


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#1
HI all
My dad has taken up leaving his PC on so i thought i would get it to at least shut off the monitor and go to sleep - but i ca\nt find the option to do so
on my own windows 8 (pro) pc the option is there - how can i fix this problem - THANKS this has messed up some how pic one is my PC the second is my dads
M Power 1.jpg Power 1.jpg Power 2.jpg
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner

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#2

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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#3
Thanks for your reply, problem is there’s is no sleep setting anywhere, you can’t even manually put the pc to sleep ☹️
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner

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#4
If you click on the Choose when to turn off the display link in the left pane of your screenshots do you see the Put the computer to sleep setting like below?

Power Plan Settings - Change in Windows 8
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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#5
Nope, no sleep settings at all
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner

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#6
Odd. Let's see some screenshots of where it should be showing what you're seeing instead.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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#7
Hi i have done 3 screenshots of where mention of sleep should be - theres no sign of sleep options ANYWHERE on this PC :oops:
Its true

P1.png P2.png P3.png
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner

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#8
Please post a screenshot showing what you see in the Choose what the power buttons do link.

This may help determine if a group policy may have disabled it or not.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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#9
This is the only mention of sleep
P4.png
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner

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#10

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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#11
Its a self build PC, i built it 2 yrs ago for him,
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner
UK

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#12
Windows 8.1 as well, I think he’s done summat to it to remove these settings
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Own Build
    CPU
    AMD FX6300
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A78L-M PLUS/USB3
    Memory
    16GB Ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG thing
    Hard Drives
    C: Sandisc Ultra II 240GB
    D: Toshiba 3=2TB
    E: WDC 1TB
    Cooling
    4 LED fans 1 rear 1 front and 2 on the top
    Internet Speed
    Not fast enough :(
    Browser
    firefox
    Antivirus
    MBAM, ccleaner

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#13
It certainly appears that something was done to remove them. I just don't know what since nothing obvious stands out. :(
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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